A Letter From Cate

Boris was still trying to process the letter he had received from Cate. He hadn't thought about her for ages because of his relationship with Tulia and then, out of the blue, he received the letter. It was in the letterbox on Friday when he checked before heading up to his flat after coming home …

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Dushan Shows Chioma His Tattoo

"What's wrong, Dushan?" Chioma asked. She could tell right away that something was on his mind. He seemed distracted. Was he still upset that she had to cancel their plans for last night? She had been bitterly disappointed that she couldn't see him but she had a last minute assignment--the Women's International Forum. She had …

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Cate’s News

After being in the hospital for just over ten days, Cate was more than anxious to leave. She longed to be back in her own flat, sleeping in her own bed and eating more edible food. The first thing she planned to do when she got home was to take a long, hot shower and …

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Not A Chance Meeting

Weeks had passed since he went to that quiet, peaceful place where he met her. Why hadn't he gone there? Why had he stayed away even though he wanted to be there? Why was he avoiding her? What was he afraid of? Of feeling again? Of living again? Of moving on? Why should he be …

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Dushan Tells Chioma About Ruth’s Visit

It was Monday evening and Chioma was expecting Dushan. They were going to spend the night watching Foyle's War on ITV after having dinner which she had prepared. She had just finished taking a shower and putting on a black top and jeans and the beautiful gold chain he had bought for her in Buenos …

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Leo’s Tattoos

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "Father, I guess I should have worn a shirt or something before coming into the church," said the young man whom Father Culpepper had never seen before. He was in his late teens or early twenties. It was hard to tell. His arms and neck were covered in tattoos Maybe that …

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Compelled

Photo by Ted Strutz Matt stared at Gina, stunned.  They were in the children’s library.  She had asked him to meet her there and while Cameron was sitting at one of the tables, reading a book, they spoke.  She had just told Matt that he could have his divorce.  “It’s what you want, isn’t it?” …

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Laird Reveals the Ugly Truth

"Laird, I need to talk to you about your sister," Mr. Pendlebury said. They were in Laird's flat, sitting at the dining table. Martina wasn't there. She had gone shopping with her mother. Laird was really not in the mood to talk about Antonia. "What about her?" he asked dispassionately. "She's in a really bad …

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Mr. Pendlebury’s Suspicion

"Antonia, I suggested to Martina and Laird that I wanted to have dinner with her parents the night before the wedding and they both said it was a good idea." "Won't Laird--and Martina be there?" "No. Just the two of us and her parents." "Are you going to have the dinner here?" "No, at a …

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Abebi’s Dream

My name is Abebi and I'm from Bauchi, Nigeria.  I love school.  I love learning new things.  I want to become a teacher because we need more female teachers here in our schools.  More female teachers will encourage girls to remain in school.  I think girls will relate better to female teachers and feel more …

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